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  • In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman

    In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman
    Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday. The publisher said the female Thor is an effort to bring new readers and to...
  • Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational': publisher

    Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational': publisher
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Archie Andrews, the redheaded American teenager in the "Archie" comic book series, will die taking a bullet protecting his gay friend in the issue that comes out on Wednesday. But the death of the character who made his comic book...
  • Eternal appeal of Mediterranean cooking

    Eternal appeal of Mediterranean cooking
    Over the past several months, we have noted a fresh crop of Mediterranean offerings. Authors and publishers still find fresh pleasures in the food of the Med, and bet that readers will too. Among the new books: "Balaboosta: Bold Mediterranean Recipes to...
  • Music industry is killing music

     Music industry is killing music
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • But ... we've got Google

    But ... we've got Google
    Doorstop, makeshift weight, a decent step stool or an ironic dress: Phone books have many uses these days, but their intended purpose isn't always one of them. 1.2 million phone books have already been distributed this year to Chicago doorsteps. And Dex...
  • Tribune Company Publishing Spinoff Coming on Aug. 4

    The Tribune Company will spinoff its publishing business on Aug. 4 and will begin regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange the following day. The media conglomerate's board of directors approved final details of the split, paving the way for the...
  • Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'

    Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'
    Bill Gates has performed quite a few feats of business magic in his day. Now he's performed a literary resurrection: He's lifted up one of his favorite books from that purgatory called "out of print." John Brooks published "Business Adventures: Twelve...
  • Authors Guild calls Amazon 'ruthless,' sides with Hachette

    Authors Guild calls Amazon 'ruthless,' sides with Hachette
    The dispute between the online retailer Amazon and the publisher Hachette has been playing out in public since May, with Amazon delaying the delivery of books by Hachette authors in a bid to pressure Hachette in contract negotiations. This week, the...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational' -publisher

    By Alicia Powell NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - Archie Andrews, the redheaded American teenager in the "Archie" comic book series, will die taking a bullet protecting his gay friend in the issue that comes out on Wednesday. But the death of the character...